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Get a Buzz from your holiday and take a trip to Quince Honey Farm. The family-run working honey farm has been producing quality honey since 1949, and has over 1000 hives deep in the North Devon countryside.
Visit BeeWorld: the world’s largest Honeybee exhibition. The interesting displays and exhibits will teach you fun facts about the honeybee before you take a closer look inside the working hives. Nowhere in the world can you get so close to live bees without needing protective equipment! You may wish to take a guided tour or walk around at your own leisure.
There is something happening every hour every day! Don’t miss out on the bee talks and beekeeping demos, which gives you the opportunity to hold a frame of bees if you wish. There is also a chance to make some beeswax candles and learn more about the different types of honey at one of the tasting sessions.
New for 2017 is the ‘be a beekeeper experience’ which gives you the unique opportunity to work alongside a beekeeper learning more in depth about bees and the art of beekeeping. (You can sign up for this on the day).Any little bizzy bees won’t want to miss out on The Happy Bee play hive; the large indoor soft play area with nets and ropes to climb over. This is where you will also find the café, offering homemade food and our special Devonshire cream teas with honey. There is an outdoor play and picnic area for when the sun is shining. Plus, we also have the Critter Cabin, where you can meet some slithery friends at one of the daily critter encounters shows.
Before you go, be sure to visit the honey farm shop to see the array of honey products on offer as well as beautiful handmade beeswax candles and skin care.